Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Events

26 October 2017 - 9:30am to 27 October 2017 - 4:30pm

This two day Intensive Introduction includes common physical and emotional health issues which are a result of refugee experiences. This workshop also includes information on refugee health and...

30 October 2017 (All day)

This comprehensive introduction is recommended as the first professional development from Foundation House for those working with refugee background students and families.
It is appropriate...

The department has consolidated interpreting and translation services to align with our new organisational structure. Our new language services provider is the Victorian Interpreting &...

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them. It has more than 180 organisational and 700 individual...

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people campaigning to protect human rights. Their have a vision of a world in which every person enjoys all of the rights stated in the Universal...

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) is a unique agency that provides specialist information, training and support on cultural diversity and wellbeing.

Australian Refugee Association (ARA) provides advice, assistance, advocacy & practical support to people from refugee & asylum-seeking backgrounds.

The diversity of Victoria’s population is one of our State’s greatest assets. The Department is committed to supporting diversity and reducing health inequality through accessible and appropriate...

The Geelong Region Alliance (G21) Freedom from Discrimination Action Group was an active and collaborative group between 2010-12 and sat within the G21 Health and Wellbeing Pillar. The work of the...

This independent report looks at what is known about the mental health of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Australia; whether our mental health research pays adequate...

Multiculturalism is a key feature of Australia as a modern liberal democracy. Australian multiculturalism entails actively supporting and maintaining diversity, an equal emphasis on rights and...

FECCA is the peak, national body representing Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FECCA's role is to advocate, lobby and promote issues on behalf of its...

The Cultural Development Network is an independent non-profit organisation that links local government, communities, artists, researchers and related agencies. We are based in Melbourne, Australia...

The Victorian refugee and asylum seeker health action plan 2014–2018 articulates the Victorian Government’s commitment and action to improve the physical and mental health of refugees and asylum...

INTRODUCTION

The G21 Health & Wellbeing Pillar Refugee Health Project was a one-off initiative based on a pilot project run by WestBay Alliance and Brimbank / Melton Primary Care...

Building a New Life in Australia is a long-term research project about how humanitarian migrants settle into a new life in Australia.

  •     This longitudinal study will be conducted...

The Refugee and Asylum Seeker Group, comprising representatives from  local government, community and health services and specialist refugee support services, have identified a number of...

Diversitat’s Disability Findings Report highlights barriers that culturally and linguistically diverse people face when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme and broader disability...

The 'Corio Welcome Walk Map for New Arrivals' is a joint initiative between the City of Greater Geelong and the Northern Bay College (NBC) involving the refugee students mainly from Afghanistan...

These guidelines are for all services delivered through the Community Health Program to meet the needs of people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.; These guidelines complement the...

The Guide is an excellent resource for health care professionals including GPs, refugee health nurses, maternal and child health nurses, women’s health nurses, school nurses, physiotherapists,...

Reports, policy papers and other resources

This compilation of reports provides practitioners and policy-makers with broader contextual information regarding the issues facing CALD...

Centre for Multicultural Youth have produced a resource outlining information for young people about mental health.

Everyone goes through good and bad times in their lives and it's...

This knowledge Hub represents the wealth of information collected over more than two decades of working with young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

It is primarily aimed at...

BreastScreen has translated several resources into 12 community languages. Please click on the language and then the resource you require.

Arabic - ...

There is a vast range of informative booklets and sheets that provide hints and tips on living with diabetes.  They are a great resource for people with diabetes, health professionals and students...

The Victorian Refugee Health Network Library contains resources, policy documents, reports, weblinks and pages relating to refugee health. To search for content please use the advanced search...

Foundation House develops publications and resources to enhance the understanding of the needs of people from refugee backgrounds among health and other professionals, government and the wider...

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) promotes better mental health outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness. COPMI resources are developed under the guidance of people...

Health Translations enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find translated health information.               

The...

The Cultural responsiveness framework determines a minimum level of activity in four broad domains of quality and safety. These domains provide a structured mechanism to address issues identified...

The RASHMAP project has been developed to explore the current and preferred service response to improving health and wellbeing outcomes for people from refugee backgrounds in the G21 region.

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The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has recently released its Delivering for diversity: Cultural diversity plan 2016-2019.

This plan is a framework to...

Australia’s multiculturalism is self-evident. About 28% of our population was born overseas, with another 20% having an overseas-born parent. According to one estimate, 32% of the Australian...

A spatial analysis of population distribution & health service needs.

A guide to good practice strategies for engaging young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in services and programs.

General practice, as well as, community and allied health services are working together to provide a range of health care services torefugee and asylum seekers who settle across the Western...

A set of Practical Cultural Competence Assessment Tools and Resources to Help Integrate Diversity in Capital Health Workplaces.

In late 2016, the G21 Health & Wellbeing Pillar, Diversitat, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Barwon, Child Youth and Family and Barwon Health (the collaborative) ran two workshops, to...

The second edition of this Report provides an update on legal and policy developments related to refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia since 2013. The Report is not intended to address...

CONSUMER INPUT - (Principle that will guide future directions & actions) - (LEAD AGENCY: Diversitat)

Develop a framework of co-design and consumer input. This will...